Picks and Pans Review: National Geographic Special: Mysteries of the Mind

updated 02/04/1980 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 02/04/1980 AT 01:00 AM EST

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How can a Yogi survive with only half the oxygen his body theoretically needs? Does acupuncture stimulate painkillers in the brain? Why can some patients will their blood pressure up or down? This hour special thoughtfully explores research into the 100 billion nerve cells that are the human brain.

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